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Jesus, Revolutionary of Peace demonstrates that the figure of Jesus in the book of Revelation can be best understood as an active non-violent revolutionary. Jesus was a warrior of the non-violent tradition. He sought to conquer his enemies not through violence but through compassion. Seeking to present a comprehensive, balanced view of this non-violent Jesus, Mark Bredin engages with Mahatma Gandhi's theory to explore the place of non-violence in the biblical tradition.
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Dr. Mark Bredin works with people with learning disabilities and is a writer and tutor for several theological colleges as well as an associate lecturer at Cambridge University. His other books include The Ecology of the New Testament; Jesus, Revolutionary of Peace: A Non-Violent Christology in the Book of Revelation and one on theology and learning disabilities called True Beauty. He has published several recent articles on ecology and the book of Revelation. He has taught at St Andrew's University, Scotland and at St. Philips Theological College, Tanzania. He regularly leads summer schools on New Testament Greek. He is involved with garden share and cares for an allotment with his wife, Fran.Review:
"This is a bold and engaging thesis with much that is fresh to offer any reader ready to engage in their own struggle with the meaning and message of Revelation." RICHARD BAUCKHAM, Professor of New Testament Studies, University of St. Andrews
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Book Description Paternoster, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111842271539
Book Description Paternoster, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1842271539